Prof Dr iur Hans Rudolf Trüeb > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO BOX 1236

Work Department

IT, Telecommunications & Multimedia


Member of Managing Committee of Walder Wyss and Partner in the Information Technology, Energy, Intellectual Property and Competition Group. He advises Swiss and international clients in matters of technology, telecom, energy, competition and procurement law. He handles technology transfer, licensing, distribution, cooperation and outsourcing projects as well as corporate transactions. He is often retained as expert and represents clients in court or before arbitral tribunals. Hans Rudolf Trüeb regularly lectures and publishes in his areas of practice. All publications are available on


Hans Rudolf Trüeb previously worked as associate and partner in a second tier Zurich law firm. Joined Walder Wyss in 2007 as partner. He is Co-Chair of the Zurich Bar’s Technology and Telecom Law Practice Group and fre-quently publishes in this field. Various board positions in telecom and IT related companies. Ranked 1st tier for telecom and IT expertise.


German, English, French and Italian


IBA, ASA, Swiss and Zurich Bar Association; various IT and IT law related associations


Studies at Zurich University, Switzerland (lic. iur. summa cum laude, 1987; Dr. iur. summa cum laude, 1989) University of Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (LL.M., 1991), Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley (1997) Lecturer at Zurich University (2000), Adjoint Professor Zurich University (2006)


Family (four children), hiking, biking

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Walder Wyss Ltd. is noted for its strong track record in M&A and capital markets transactions, public tender offers and restructurings. Here, prominent practitioners include Urs GnosAlexander NikitineMarkus PfenningerLuc Defferrard and Johannes Bürgi. The firm’s offering also includes support in employment, tax, competition and IP matters. Markus FrickPhilippe NordmannHans Rudolf Trüeb and Reto Jacobs are other names to note.

Switzerland > Public law

(Leading individuals)

Hans Rudolf TrüebWalder Wyss Ltd.

Walder Wyss Ltd. has an enviable track record of advising the Swiss government and various other Swiss public bodies. The team covers the full spectrum of public law issues, including procurement, energy, natural resources and open access law as well as data protection, infrastructure and transport. Practice head Hans Rudolf Trüeb represents public clients before court and arbitral tribunals and is experienced in energy, telecoms and procurement law. Ramona Wyss has a focus on regulated industries, in particular the energy sector, and Martin Zobl, who ‘clearly stands out from other lawyers’, specialises in administrative law and procedure.

Switzerland > Competition

Walder Wyss Ltd.‘s competition team is ‘very solution oriented and finds practicable solutions‘. It is regularly instructed by predominantly large Swiss companies but also international institutions from different sectors and regulated industries. The group covers merger control issues, competition proceedings, dominant position cases and dawn raids. Reto Jacobs is a highly regarded regarded practitioner, who has strong know-how of distribution systems. Hans Rudolf Trüeb combines competition and corporate expertise; he leads the practice with Jacobs. Counsel Daniel Zimmerli and managing associates Gion Giger and Monique Sturny are other key names.